automotive aluminium

Constellium Debuts New R&D Capabilities At Brunel University

Constellium Debuts New R&D Capabilities At Brunel University

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. revealed yesterday the opening of an expansion to the University Technology Center (UTC) at London’s Brunel University as well as the debut of a new on-campus research and development center, the Advanced Metals Processing...

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Constellium to Provide Aluminium for Redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Luxury Sedan

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. will be the supplier of aluminium auto body sheet to Mercedes-Benz for the upcoming third generation of the firm’s CLS-Class of midsize luxury sedans. Constellium made the announcement yesterday, explaining that it has been chosen to supply coils for the outer trunk lid panels and fenders for […]

Constellium Sees 26% Rise in Adjusted EBITDA During Q1

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. released results for the first quarter of 2018 late last week, reporting improvements in both shipments and revenue across nearly all segments. Shipments in the quarter totaled 388 thousand metric tons, 4 percent above last year’s first-quarter total of 375 thousand metric tons. Constellium chalks up the […]

Aluminium vs. steel in electric vehicles – the battle goes on

Aluminium use in automobiles and light trucks marks the highest growth from all other aluminium applications, in any segment of use. Aluminium remains “the fastest growing automotive material over competing materials and is entering its most unprecedented growth phase since we’ve been tracking the shifting mix of automotive materials,” the latest survey of automakers by […]

Constellium Inaugurates New Automotive Aluminium Plant in North-Central Mexico

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V. has opened an Automotive Structures Plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico that will make aluminium Crash Management Systems and structural components to supply automotive production operations in the country. According to the company’s press release, the 54,000 ft2 facility is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery for forming, machining, […]

Novelis to Open US$300 MM Automotive Aluminium Sheet Plant in SW Kentucky

American rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. unveiled plans yesterday to construct and operate a 200-thousand-metric-tons-per-annum automotive aluminium sheet manufacturing facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. Per the firm’s press release, the US$300 million greenfield facility will feature heat treatment and pre-treatment lines for use in producing aluminium sheet for subsequent molding into such automotive parts […]